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Sometimes, they may go so far as to state that a term such as "African" means someone having "origins" or "ancestry" from Africa or perhaps even "sub-saharan Africa" but of course does not consider the fact that if we go back far enough we all have origins in sub-saharan Africa, or that if we only go back a few hundred years there are substantial "African" populations with recent ties to parts of Europe and Asia--populations are not static, and so neither are genes.
Five of the nine women have origins concentrated in Southern European countries with the remaining four having collectively more diverse backgrounds (Croatian/Norwegian; Hungarian; Jewish; Polish).
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